[CentOS] Red Hat CEO: Go Ahead, Copy Our Software

Fri Aug 16 18:27:00 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Ian Pilcher <arequipeno at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/16/2013 12:45 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> What about permitting redistribution?  And if losing your RHN support
>> as a consequence isn't a restriction that the "You may not impose any
>> further restrictions on the recipients' exercise of the rights granted
>> herein."  covers, then what kind of restriction could that clause
>> possibly mean?
> RHN support is not a right granted by the GPL.

The GPL works by taking away the rights it grants if you violate the
specified terms.  Not adding further restrictions is one of those
terms.   How is that not a "further restriction"?  Or if it isn't,
what would be?

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com